Faroe Islands (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Bye Bye Bluebird (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

After having lived for a number of year's abroad, the two friends Rannvá and Barba return for a visit to their native country, the Faroe Islands. They feel that they have outgrown the small... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Sigri Mitra Gaïni, Johan Dalsgaard, Elin K. Mouritsen

Votes: 501

Dreams by the Sea (2017)

78 min | Drama

On an isolated island, Ester goes about her mundane life, quietly obeying her religious parents. One day the rebellious Ragna moves to town, and together they enjoy the summer nights, dreaming about something different, something better.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Juliett Nattestad, Helena Heðinsdóttir, Ása Pálsdóttir

Votes: 48

Ludo (I) (2014)

71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A psychological drama taking place during a day and a night in the life of a young family living in a beautiful house by the sea in the village of Sandur in the Faroe Islands. At a first ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Lea Blaaberg, Hjalmar E. Dam, Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Bárður Persson

Votes: 31

Nina (III) (2018)

83 min | Drama

When the pregnant, aspiring author Nina moves to a remote island with her boyfriend William, she soon finds herself isolated and lonely due to Williams heavy workload as a doctor. A chance ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Winther Olsen | Stars: Nikolaj Dencker Schmidt, Marie Tourell Søderberg, Mike Viderø

Votes: 14

Sum einglar vit falla (2014)

28 min | Short, Drama

'Falling Angels' is a Faroese romantic drama. The young Julia - the priest's daughter - falls in love with the beautiful Barbara, who just moved to the island. A story about forbidden love and the hard choices, it leads to.

Director: Maria Winther Olsen | Stars: Maria Winther Olsen, Elin Mørkøre Dalberg, Eyð Berghamar Jacobsen, Aksel Á Botni

Votes: 32

Gló(ð) (2012)

10 min | Short

A girl walks into a small cottage in a remote place. Inside the cottage a pair of ballet shoes lie in front of her. As she puts on the shoes, a couple of dancers dressed in black appear. ... See full summary »

Directors: Maria Winther Olsen, Sára Wang | Stars: Elin Jacobsen, Elin Mørkøre Dalberg, Jenny Viderø Gunnarsson, Maria Krossteig Hansen

Votes: 14

Eivør: True Love (2013 Video)

21 min | Short

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 myndir úr Tórshavn (1990)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

Presents a day in the life of a few inhabitants of Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands: A father and his daughter are having breakfast when the fire-brigade drive by. A woman and her child are ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Páll Danielsen, Erling Eysturoy, Elin Brimheim Heinesen, Elin K. Mouritsen

Votes: 47

Wünder Pitsa (2017)

5 min | Short, Comedy

Unemployed and lazy Martin, spends his days playing videogames at home. His mother, fed up with his unambitious lifestyle, forces him to get a job as a pizza delivery man for local pizza ... See full summary »

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Magni Joensen, Hanus Johannessen, Jógvan Woxnæs Olsen, Jógvan Vest


30 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

Once upon a time in the Faroe Islands, two lone brothers struggle to save the family farm and their relationship after the sudden loss of their older brother. - Inspired by true events.

Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Stars: Nicolaj Falck, Búi Dam

Skuld (2014)

29 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A nurse is taking care of an elderly dying woman on a small island near Torshavn. An old repressed memory of the island resurfaces to haunt the nurse and, as the elderly lady's health deteriorates, so does the sanity of the nurse.

Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Runa A Heygum, Sofia Nolsøe Mikkelsen

Votes: 82

Eivør - Í Tokuni (2016)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Mist (II) (2012)

13 min | Short, Drama

A girl is troubled by childhood memories of her mother's battle with an inherent disease. Memories get mixed up with reality. She finds peace with escaping into a different world.

Directors: Andrias Høgenni, Annika Álofti | Stars: Annika Álofti, Tóri í Hoyvík, Beinta Sørensen, Geir Eyðunsson á Lofti

Red Waters (2014)

45 min | Documentary, Drama, News

Whale killing, Faroe islands.

Directors: Andrey Molodykh, Alexey Shabarov

Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum (1992)

89 min | Fantasy

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Directors: Marius Olsen, Katrin Ottarsdóttir, Kristín Pálsdóttir | Stars: Edda Heidrún Backman, Bessi Bjarnason, Arnar Jónsson, Guðmar Pétursson

Winter Morning (2014)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Vetrarmorgun ('Winter Morning') is a story about Maria (Armgard G. Mortensen) and Birita (Helena Hedinsdottir) two girls in their early teens whose friendship has led them to a turning ... See full summary »

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Helena Heðinsdóttir, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen, Rasmus Samuelsen

Votes: 11

Myndamálarin (2018)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Star: Búi Dam

Manden der fik lov at gå (1995)

60 min | Drama

A senior-citizen couple in the Faroe Islands get their boxed life invaded when young Swedish Maria is introduced to them by their daughter.

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Anneli Aeristos, Nora Bærentsen, Sverri Egholm, Hilmar Joensen

Votes: 15

Eivør - Verð Mín (2015)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Máni M. Sigfússon

SVT Commercial (2017 Video)


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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Peturwems (2007–2010)


Peturwems is a thrilling rendition of World War II, featuring Lieutenant Tanic and Corporal P. Wems on their quest to stop the German forces led by Adolf Neo from commiting their crimes. A ... See full summary »

Stars: Samal Eystan, Petur H. Wentzlau, Maqua2

Votes: 11

Happy Fucking New Year (2021)

Short, Thriller | Announced

When a suicidal cab driver picks up an ominous passenger, he comes face to face with a murderer that changes his fate.

Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Star: Høgni Canon

Sporini vaksa úr orðum (2009)

77 min | Documentary, Biography

Gentle and tough. Fragile and existentially hard hitting. Those are a few of many labels you can put on Joanes Nielsen (f. 1953) - a fisherman, workman, socialist, nationalist, and - not ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Jóanes Nielsen, Rannvá Holm Mortensen, Katrin Viktoria Sekjær Mortensen

Votes: 6

Pequenas voces 3d (2010)

85 min | Documentary, Animation, War

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Director: Jairo Eduardo Carrillo

Votes: 13

Karmok (2012)

5 min | Short, Mystery

Karmok is an experimental short film that embrace and discover movement through camera.

Directors: Rannvá Káradóttir, Marianna Mørkøre | Stars: Kristina Sørensen Ougaard, Matilde Wendelboe Dresler

The Sheep Islands (2015)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Have you ever wondered how it feels like living at the end of the world?

Director: Barbara Christensen

Stina Karina (2015)

10 min | Short, Drama

Two young women are preparing for a party. All is set, and the only thing remaining is a choice of hairstyle. Faced with each other in the mirror, tension is running high and it only takes ... See full summary »

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Durita Dahl Andreassen, Mariann Hansen

Votes: 6

Kom og dansa (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy

A woman finds out that her boyfriend has been cheating on her for very a long time. In a fit of rage she seeks out the unknown temptress to confront her. But this hunt unleashes unexpected consequences.

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Soley Danielsen, Mariann Hansen

Votes: 7

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Skuggi (2017)

29 min | Documentary | Completed

On the waves of the North Atlantic, close to 900 passionate people full of expectations sail to the Faroe Islands, their desolate landscapes and their uncertain sky, to meet a rare and spectacular event: a total eclipse of the Sun .

Director: Lavoie Richard D.

Eivør - Surrender (2017)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Torfinnur Jákupsson | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Danny & The Veetos: Alright (2016)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal

Das Photo

Animation, Short | Pre-production

A woman offers a ride to an Austrian photographer with a penchant for posing his models as dead bodies, leading towards a shocking confrontation between the pair.

Director: Rúni Djurhuus

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Star: Gunnar Hjelm

Sorry 4 yourself (2017 Video)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

A man with a serious drug addiction is living in a dodgy basement, where he is haunted by gritty nightmares about demons that scream at him, kick him and beating him up, while his body is craving more drugs.

Director: Jesper Isaksen | Stars: Daníel Freyr Elíasson, Jack Hansen

Skóhorn[Y] (2018)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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Directors: Soley Danielsen, Gudmund Helmsdal | Stars: Hjálmar Dam, Soley Danielsen, BúI Rouch

Stowaway (2018)

3 min | Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Star: Rúni Djurhuus

Summarnátt (2012)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Set in the barren nature of Faroe Islands, Summer Night is a sensitive coming of age film on girls and their relationships, marking the possible end of a platonic relationship and the beginning of deep-felt love.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Gwenael Akira Helmsdal Carré, Renata Jensen, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen

Votes: 9

Story Music

Documentary, Short | Post-production

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Director: Kristian Sønderby | Star: Teitur Lassen

Eina (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Beinta Clothier, Kári Mouritsen, Annika Álofti

Votes: 6

The Reverends - Sometimes I Wish (2017)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal

Pipp Papp Hey! (2019)

28 min | Family

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Stars: Jensina Olsen, Anna Fríða Magnussen, Jens-Kjeld Jensen, Rakel Helmsdal

Fisherman (2018)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Fisherman is a observational documentary fallowing a longline fisherman on the sea on the westside of Kalsoy. The hard work and the connection he has to the nature. Most fishermen agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Symphor Henriksen | Star: Poul Kristian Henriksen

Eivør - Remember Me (2015)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Marianna Mørkøre | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Magma (2010)

6 min | Short, Mystery

Magma is the first film in a greater series of experimental short films that embrace and discover movement through camera.

Directors: Rannvá Káradóttir, Marianna Mørkøre | Stars: Armgarð Mortensen, Sadie S.V. Niclasen, BúI Rouch, Rakul Winther


Action | Announced

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Amie Arabella's Adventures (2021– )

Animation, Comedy, Drama | Announced

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Stars: Rúni Djurhuus, Natalia Egholm Djurhuus, Margretha Egholm Jacobsen

No One Can Achieve Perfection (2008)

85 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Hans Pauli Olsen, Hjördis Haack

Skorsteins & Ventilationstænastan (2018 Video)

2 min | Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Stars: Filip Djordjevic, Hans Jørgen Djurhuus, Poul Helgi Jacobsen, Rubeck Annfinnsson Jacobsen

Call of the Bell (2016)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Call of the Bell juxtaposes the belief systems of younger generations of Christians in the Faroe Islands, as opposed to the older moderate generation. We primarily interact with teacher, ... See full summary »

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Jákup Reinert Hansen, Herborg Hansen, Rani A. Skaalum, Jógvan Zachariassen

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